Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012
Amazon.com raised US$3 billion on Monday by selling its bonds after a hiatus of more than decade.
Earlier today, a press release was published on PRWeb.com which stated that Wi-Fi provider ICOA had been acquired by Google for US$400 million. The 'news' was repeated across the web until it was discovered to be a fake. Besides who sent it, the other question is why it was sent to PRWeb and just what does PRWeb do?
Cracking down on piracy and counterfeit goods, a grand total of 101 domain names were seized in the United States of America over the Cyber Monday period. Additionally, 31 domains were also taken down in Europe.
According to data from Quantcast, Tumblr is now amongst the top 10 web sites in the United States, showing that blogging is not necessarily dead.
Monday, 26 Nov 2012
This cloud-based LBS Platform will provide developers with the content and tools to rapidly create location-enabled applications for a variety of commercial and consumer markets.
Microsoft has introduced its latest member in the lineup of Windows 8 hardware peripherals. The Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is the first keyboard from Microsoft to feature a split backspace-spacebar key.
Now that Black Friday is over, IBM has released a set of data that reveals Apple's iPad as the biggest contributor of online sales for mobile devices.
Capable of instantly transforming into a NAS (with software installed), the SD101 features USB 3.0 ports on the front panel, built-in 180W PSU with 80 Plus Bronze certification which guarantees energy efficiency of 82-88%, as well as an 80mm turbo fan and meshed side panel.
Mozilla has quietly ended its development of Firefox 64-bit for Windows. There were a number of reasons given by the project manager that included the scarcity of plug-ins in 64-bit version, stability issues with the 64-bit builds as well as a general sense of mediocrity among users and testers.
Less than a month after hitting three million sales, Samsung today announced that it has sold an additional two million units.